Boy killed in Nelson County hunting accident

Posted by Steve Taggart

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Police say a 10-year-old shot and killed his 7-year-old brother Saturday while they were deer hunting in Nelson County.

A spokeswoman with the state Department of Game and Inland Fisheries says the younger boy was using a pellet gun when he ran into the path of his brother who was using a shot gun.

The names of the boys have not been released. The case is still under investigation.

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